Who we are
The FOHN Development Group are all qualified occupational health nurses, this page is a summary of their different backgrounds and experiences.  

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Christina Butterworth

Christina has experience of OH management at UK and  international level in a variety of organisations. She represents OH Nursing on the Council for Work and Health and National School of Occupational Health. She was awarded an Honorary Fellowship from the Faculty of Occupational Medicine in 2015 for leadership in OH Nursing.


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Susanna Everton

Susanna is currently working as a freelance OH Nurse & Safety Consultant with a special interest and expertise in OH and safety management systems and health surveillance, particularly hearing and noise. She represents the AOHNP (UK) as Vice President and is a member of the BSI Committee HS/001 OH and Safety Management and is a CMIOSH.  



Fiona King

Fiona's current position is working at HS2 as Senior Occupational Health Manager, where she is pioneering health strategies in the construction sector to improve health outcomes for the individuals working there.  Fiona is an engaging and delivery focused leader, which drives her passion in enabling people to remain, or return, to work, following illness or injury.



Joanna Elliot

Joanna Elliot is the Chief Nursing Adviser, Lead practitioner and OH manager in Health and Social Care, Justice and the communications industry in England, Scotland and Northern Ireland for 30 years.

Allison Caine
Allison began her career in OH in 1986 after working as a qualified nurse in a major Accident Unit in Manchester.
She obtained formal OH qualifications at Manchester University in 1989.
Allison worked at Senior level for many of the large OH providers such as; British Rail, Electricity industry, BBC.
In Sept 2000 Allison founded Occupational Health Business Management Ltd. Allison and her team provide a National OH service to independent diverse businesses of varying sizes throughout the UK including; manufacturing, education, care providers, food manufacturers, engineering and construction. Allison strongly believes that professional OH advice and support should be accessible to all business owners and their employees. Sheencourages managers to adopt a pro-active approach to OH, in line with best clinical practice and believes the future of OH practice is to provide Regulatory standards and competency frameworks for all OH practitioners. Allison believes this will achieved through the FOHN.


Elisabeth Eades
A Bart's Nurse, Elisabeth was an A&E sister before moving into Occupational Health to work as the "store sister" at Debenhams, Oxford Street.  Post family, she continued her OH career in the NHS, call centres and the utillities industry, joining Surrey Police in 2007 as head of department.  As a member of the HR senior management team at Surrey Police, Elisabeth has cultivated a more positive perception of OH as a proactive, business focused department, encourging strong links between performance, attendance, wellbeing and health.

Lyndsey Marchant
Having completed her initial nurse education in the Royal Navy and also having worked within the prison service, Lyndsey's strong work ethic and commitment to succeed has lead her to where she is now.

Lyndsey has worked as an independent nurse practitioner since 2007 and established her company Phoenix Occupational Health Ltd in 2011. She provides independent occupational health services in a range of settings including education, manufacturing, and engineering. Lyndsey was an auditor for the governments Fit for Work service during its pilot scheme and has been a Director for the Association of Occupational Health Nurses.
She is a practice teacher and has supported 3 students to gain their Specialist OH qualification.

Lyndsey has a strong business focus, ensuring that she offers practical advice in an easy to understand format. She is passionate about the role that occupational health serves within the wider remit of "healthcare" and strives to develop strong relationships with her customers and peers.

David Maslen Jones
An experienced senior healthcare manager, educated to MBA, with a history of operational leadership at Director and general manager levels and project delivery in surgery, ophthalmology and occupational health.

Having worked in the Independent Sector in manufacturing, local government and the NHS. I am a registered Nurse by background having previously been a council member of the NMC and having previously been seconded to the Department of health as wellbeing lead for NHS London and NHS East of England , I am currently Deputy Chair of the NHS Health at Work Network, representing NHS OH Units across the Country and a member of the Faculty of Occupational Health Nursing (FOHN) Development Group.

I also work as a lead auditor for the RCP clinical standards department (SEQOHS) accrediting Occupational Health Services, having previously performed an Audit Role at the NMC as a visitor approving educational programmes.

I have board level experience at the NMC and the NHS Health & Wellbeing National Board

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